Ladies' Gallery - Legislators

Elizabeth F. Gorman

 
Service
Ohio House of Representatives, 1942 - 1950
Cuyahoga County

Ohio Senate, 1950 - 1956
Cuyahoga County

Party
Democrat

Biography

Elizabeth Gorman served seven terms in the Ohio General Assembly, four in the Ohio House and three in the Ohio Senate. She was a lecturer in addition to her duties the General Assembly. She had appointments to the following House committees:

-Conservation,

-Education,

-Elections,

-Enrollment,

-Finance (Welfare Section), and

-Public Welfare.

 

She served as chair of the Education Committee for the 98th General Assembly (1949-1950). During her tenure in the Ohio Senate, Gorman served on the following Senate committees:

- Agriculture and Conservation,

- Insurance,

- Taxation,

- Banks and Trust Companies,

- Elections and Federal Relations, and

- Public Works and State Buildings

 

She championed the cause of underpaid teachers and equality of pay for women. She was honored by her peers, being elected president of the Order of Women Legislators, a national organization of women legislators.

 

Biography courtesy of the Ohio Women's Policy and Research Commission